so, beyond that, it is somewhat ironic that bernanke says, the economy is doing pretty well so we don't have to do so much, and the stock market responds negatively. neil: that's actually dead on. and you're right about that. what does it say about our environment right now, congressman, whether it is the federal reserve providing the tonic for investors or the idea that if at all doubt the government has our back, and here's the fed chairman saying, you seem to be doing okay on your own. >> i think it says a lot of about instant -- uncertainty. we still have a federal government, congress of the united states, that is not giving certainty and confidence to the economy, that we're going to been a sustainable, stable path, come to compromise, whatever the bills might be, whatever the policies might be, that we will overcome gridlock.